We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 67 E Rd, Adams, MA 01220
Phone Number: +1 413-743-7121
Website
Tuesday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Thu - Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Inc. Is a not-for-profit...
The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Inc. Is a not-for-profit corporation, dedicated to preserving the birthplace and raising public awareness of the wide-ranging legacy of the great social reformer, Susan B. Anthony, who was a pioneering feminist and suffragist as well as a noteworthy figure in the abolitionist, opposition to Restellism (opposition to abortion), and temperance movements of the 19th century. As part of its mission, the Museum will highlight the familial and regional influences which shaped Ms.Anthony's early life, by displaying the textiles and furnishings of that period, as well as the literature and other memorabilia associated with her later career.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 17 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Go now, it's great!

A must visit for anyone interested in the struggles for women's rights. The guide, who is the director, made the life and times of Susan B. Anthony come alive. The tour was an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Jane P
,
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Add Photo Write a Review

17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

A must visit for anyone interested in the struggles for women's rights. The guide, who is the director, made the life and times of Susan B. Anthony come alive. The tour was an educational and thoroughly enjoyable experience!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rochester, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Our family stopped and enjoyed a wonderful tour. The docent was so kind and knowledgeable. Our kids learned many new and Interesting facts on Susan b Anthony's early life. I am glad we visited. It was an easy thing to do. We stayed 45 minutes. The gift shop was great!!! The town is very fortunate to have this gem.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We arrived as it was closing, but the attendant saw we were from out of state and let us in. She was very courteous and told us everything we wanted to know about Susan and the hiking trails around the area. Definitely recommend this place to everyone.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Phoenix, Arizona
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This museum should have been amazing. Susan B. Anthony was an amazing woman who was a pioneer regarding women's rights and was an outspoken critic of slavery. Unfortunately this museum is poorly organized and contains hours of reading material printed on the walls. It would have been far more helpful to highlight some of her achievements with words as well... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colleen J, Manager at Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum. We strive to live up to the expectations set by our mission by educating the public about some of Susan B Anthony's reforms including Temperance, Abolition, Suffrage and Opposition to Restellism. As the birthplace of such a great American Icon, the exhibits are designed to demonstrate how familial and religious... More 

Rome, New York
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A quaint museum where the suffragette Susan B. Anthony spent the first 6 years of her life. The house was small and the 4 rooms on the first floor where open to the public. We declined the docent (if you will) and easily did the self-guided tour in about an hour, which was biographically informative and a refresher in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Totowa, New Jersey
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I arrived early in the morning, shortly after they opened, and as we were the only ones who had arrived at that point we were able to get our own private tour! The tour guide was very knowledgable and spoke with us for a good hour or so. The home is small and you could easily go... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Windsor, Connecticut
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
69 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was the birthplace of an important historic figure in the women's suffrage movement. While she only lived here for the first 6 years of her life, they were formative in that her grandmother taught her to read and write by the time she was three while she cared for Susan. Her mother was continually pregnant during this time. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Belmar, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was a must on my list since I had visited SenecaFalls, NY where the suffragist movement took hold. This museum is a gem. The docent, Brian, was very informative and looking through all the memorabilia filled in the very early years of SBA. Definitely worth a trip to see it, especially if you're in the Williamstown area. All you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a thoroughly enjoyable visit here, which is very reasonably priced, and the docent was very informative, letting us just wander around and look at/read the things on display. I'll have to get round to putting some photos and information on my blog sometime soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
1,688 reviews 1,688 reviews
922 attraction reviews
1,690 helpful votes 1,690 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Susan B. Anthony was born in this house in 1820 and only lived here until 1826. You can tour the first floor with a tour or you can do a self guided tour. Much information about her life and causes especially women's suffrage. There are pictures, artifacts and examples of her writing. A very good place to visit in less... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony also viewed

Lenox, Berkshires
 

Been to Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Birthplace of Susan B. Anthony staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?